Test Auditor (Premium Auditor)

Special Note: Our Test Auditor is home-based in the state of Oregon or be willing to relocate.  Majority of work conducted virtually with some field work. The role requires use of a personal car and 20%-40% travel, which may include some overnight stays. Finalist(s) must pass a Motor Vehicle Records review.

Conducts virtual and field audit services to include interviewing key contacts with insured businesses and performing audits of the insured's accounting records to determine accuracy of insurer's classification of risk and calculated workers' compensation premium, and to analyze insurer premium audit results, all as regards information submitted to NCCI, Inc.  This is to increase the accuracy of the insurer classifications and premium calculations, to increase the accuracy of statistical data reported to NCCI, Inc., to fulfill regulatory requirements, and to provide "feedback" to insurers for the training of insurer personnel,.


Reviews and prioritizes audit assignments and schedules audits and/or inspections with the insured. Audits/inspections are mostly virtual/remote with physical audits conducted as needed. Issues appointment letters and updates all relevant information as it relates to preparation of the audit/inspections. Conducts pre-audit interviews to determine scope of the audits and reviews and analyzes the financial records provided by the carrier.  Conducts virtual and physical audits of financial records and/or inspections of insured’s business and insurer’s premium calculations. Occasionally travels to the various locations of the insured.

Prepares and reviews formal written audit reports of the insured’s premium calculations, operations and test audits.  Provides NCCI with the audit report details of the insured’s premium and operations and compares the results with the carrier’s audit for any discrepancies or errors.  Coordinates with the insured and any additional external business partners that they recommend as necessary to facilitate the audit. 

Reviews and researches manual, databases on premiums, classification and underwriting information.  Provides feedback to NCCI relative to classification improvements and needs.  Complete weekly production and expense reports.  Responsible for other duties as assigned to include special projects.


  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of four (4) years or more of workers compensation experience to include premium audit, classification inspections, audit review or underwriting. 
  • In lieu of a degree, demonstrated in depth knowledge of the Classification Code system typically acquired through eight years of experience in worker’s compensation, preferably in the areas of premium audit conducting field audits, classification inspections, audit review or underwriting; or a combination of equivalent targeted experience and education. 
  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of proper audit techniques and standards of audit. Must have field premium auditing experience in work comp.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of worker’s compensation infrastructure to include Basic Manual, Scopes Manual, and Classification system.
  • Strong analytical, and interpretive skills are needed in order to appropriately determine and assign classification codes based on a physical inspection and understanding of insured operations.
  • Proficiency with technology including Microsoft based PC environments, tools and scheduling applications and spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, time management and project management skills.
  • Ability to provide expert testimony at administrative and judicial hearings.


Professional insurance designation is preferred in Associate in Underwriting (AU); Associate in Premium Audit (APA); or CPCU.


Since 1923, NCCI has been committed to fostering a healthy workers compensation system. We are the nation’s trusted source for accurate, objective workers compensation information. We are the industry leader. At NCCI, we recognize that our employees are the reason our legacy endures today. We’re motivated by the opportunity to do challenging and interesting work, and our Total Rewards package attracts top talent. Our employees care about each other and the communities in which they live and work. Our values of integrity, respect, quality and excellence, responsibility, and commitment, guide our success.

We require a drug screen and background check. Smoke Free environment.


NCCI Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunities to our employees (for example, in hiring, promotions, training) and to all job applicants, and to maintain a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, marital and veteran status, gender, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants for employment.